Stop the Bleed Class
Bystanders save lives! Learn the skills you need to respond to situations where people are in urgent need of care, the moments between an incident and first responders arrival are critical to saving lives. Stop the Bleed training is designed to help ANY and EVERYONE be prepared to help.
Classes start at 10am and end at 12 noon
April 25, 2020: Cancelled.
Please register for the July or October class.
July 25, 2020
October 25, 2020
The sessions are held at our headquarters at 1427 Main Street, Peekskill. This training is free for those who attend but you must pre-register, walk ins not permitted.
No experience necessary to attend this class.
Topics that will be covered include; The ABCs of Stop the Bleed, Tourniquets, wound packing, pressure bandages, hands on training with equipment as well!
***Parking*** There is free parking for anyone who attends the class behind our headquarters. There is a narrow driveway next to our building that leads to the parking lot in the back. Please park in parking spots only. Please do not park on our front apron!
AHA Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course
Please take note the length of the class.
We will be offering a Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course on February 29, 2020 starting at 9AM and ending at 4:00PM at our facility located at 1427 Main Street. The public is welcome to attend. Seating is limited so please reserve your seat by purchasing a ticket through Eventbrite. Please note all ticket sales are final and there are no refunds available. Cost for attending this class is $50, which covers course materials. Once you arrive to our facility you can ring the doorbell for either the upstairs or downstairs and we will be happy to let you in!
Lunch: We will stop for a 30-minute intermission between the CPR portion and First Aid portion of the video. There are some local food establishments nearby, however we encourage all to bring lunch with them. We will be starting promptly back up after the 30 minutes is up. Note*This course is different than our CPR Course held the first Thursday of every month.
• First aid basics – Scene safety, PPE, assessment, when to phone 911, etc.
• Medical emergencies – Strokes, seizures, heart attacks, fainting, asthma, etc.
• Injury emergencies - Bleeding control, eye injuries, amputation, spinal injuries, etc.
• Environmental emergencies -Hot/cold emergencies, animal bites and poison emergencies
• Preventing illness and injury
• Adult CPR and AED use
• Opioid-associated life-threatening emergencies
• Child CPR and AED use
• Infant CPR
• Optional modules in child CPR and AED use and infant CPR
**Parking** There is FREE parking for anyone who attends the class located behind our facility. There is a narrow driveway next to our building that leads to the parking lot in the back. Please park in designated parking spots only. Please do not park in front of our bays, or on our front apron.
American Heart Association BLS CPR Classes
Sign up Online!
Peekskill Community Volunteer Ambulance Corp offers BLS CPR training to the public and healthcare providers for $35.00. (This is the best price in the area!)
Cost covers the American Heart Association Book as well as the certification card.
Please RSVP by purchasing a ticket on EventBrite (links above) to reserve a seat. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED, WALK INS WILL NOT BE ABLE TO BE ACCOMMODATED, Number of tickets purchased will determine the number of instructors available to teach course.
Please arrive 10 minutes before class.